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    450603 - Unaccounted Airmen - 03-06-1945

    From Henk's List -

    AUSTRIA
    PHILLIPS, Stanley - LAC - 1717523 - RAFVR - Klagenfurt War Cemetery, Austria.

    EGYPT
    KEIGHLEY, John - AC2c - 3040053 - RAFVR - Moascar war Cemetery, Egypt.

    UK
    CAREY, Basil - Cpl - 537641 - RAF - Pannal ( St. Robert of Knaresborough ) Churchyard, Yorkshire.
    TOBIAS, Thomas Arthur Edward - W/O - 969490 - A.F.M - RAFVR - Newport (St. Woolos ) Cemetery, Monmouthshire.

    From CWGC & Geoff's sites -

    SINGAPORE
    MARSHALL, Robert William - Sqdn/Ldr - 63386 - RAFVR - Singapore Memorial, Singapore. [ Not found in "Unsung Heroes" ].
    MUTHU, Kumara Soorier - AC2c - 786355 - RAFVR - Singapore Memorial, Singapore. [ "Unsung Heroes" has him as SOORIA, Mutha Kymard ].

    UK
    CLEAVER, Francis James (Frankie) - F/S (WoP-A/G ) - 1320722 - RAFVR - Abney Park Cemetery, London. [ Wellington X - LP906 - 81 OTU ].
    COLLINS, Albert George - F/S (Pilot) - 1397316 - RAFVR - Crayford (St. Paulinus ) Churchyard, Kent. [ Wellington X - LP906 - 81 OTU ].
    COOK, Sydney - F/S (Pilot) - 1492740 - RAFVR - Mossley Cemetery, Lancashire. [ Halifax III - NA702 - ORTU ].
    CUNNINGTON, Jim - Sgt (A/G) - 1274228 - RAFVR - Peterborough (Eastfield ) Cemetery, Northamptonshire. [ Halifax III - NA702 - ORTU ].
    FRANCIS, Eric - F/O (Nav) - 181591 - RAFVR - Cheadle & Gatley Cemetery, Cheshire. [ Wellington X - LP906 - 81 OTU ].
    GOODBODY, Lewis Alfred - F/S (Air Bomber) 1586015 - RAFVR - Chadwell Heath Cemetery, Essex. [ Halifax III - NA702 - ORTU ].
    HOWE, Frederick - F/S (A/G) - 3006443 - RAFVR - Soham Cemetery, Cambridgeshire. [ Wellington X - LP906 - 81 OTU ].
    MUSK, David John Coutts - Sgt (WoP-A/G) - 1852790 - RAFVR - Exeter Higher Cemetery, Devon. [ Halifax III - NA702 - ORTU ].
    PERRY, Alan John - Sgt (Air Bomber) - 1602109 - RAFVR - Addington (St. Mary ) Churchyard, Surrey. [ Wellington X - LP906 - 81 OTU ].
    PURVES, Peter - Sgt (Flt/Engr) - 1820366 - RAFVR - Birgham Churchyard , Berwickshire. [ Halifax III - NA702 - ORTU ].
    SAXBY, Frederick Walter - F/S (Nav) - 1157076 - RAFVR - Buckingham Cemetery, Buckinghamshire. [ Halifax III - NA702 - ORTU ].

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    The block of UK deaths result from a mid air collision at night between the Wellington and Halifax quoted. This was at Werrington near Peterborough, although some records offer alternative locations.

    Colin Cummings

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    The block of UK deaths result from a mid air collision at night between the Wellington and Halifax quoted. This was at Werrington near Peterborough, although some records offer alternative locations.

    Marshall was a doctor killed in Harvard FE789 in Ceylon and hence was not a POW

    Colin Cummings
    Last edited by Oldduffer; 14th April 2015 at 05:26.

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    Hi

    AUSTRIA
    PHILLIPS, Stanley - LAC - 1 FTU

    EGYPT
    KEIGHLEY, John - AC2 - 13 AGS.

    UK
    CAREY, Basil - Cpl - registered in Knaresborough.
    TOBIAS, Thomas Arthur Edward - W/O - registered in Newport, Monmouthshire.

    SINGAPORE
    MUTHU, Kumara Soorier - AC2 - died at Sandakan as per "Unsung Heroes".

    Malcolm

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oldduffer View Post
    The block of UK deaths result from a mid air collision at night between the Wellington and Halifax quoted. This was at Werrington near Peterborough, although some records offer alternative locations.

    Marshall was a doctor killed in Harvard FE789 in Ceylon and hence was not a POW

    Colin Cummings
    Hello,

    Information I have suggests the following:

    3/6/1945
    No.17 Sqn
    Harvard IIB FE789

    Missing on flight from Akyab to Thedaw, Burma.

    178975 F/O (Pilot) Frederick David IRVINE RAFVR (17 Sqn.) - Missing
    63386 S/L Robert William Stanley MARSHALL RAFVR. (909[Tactical] Wing), M.B., B.CH., B.A.O.(Hons.), Queen's University, Belfast. - Missing

    Both commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

    Col.

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